Tech we took from science fiction

Tech prophecies from sci-fi films, books, and TV shows that became reality.

By Patrick Miller, PCWorld |  Offbeat, popular science, robotics

Nothing quite matches the childlike sense of wonder you get from reading PCWorld, except for maybe the feelings you get from watching "the future" in a good science fiction movie. Before you break out your credit card for the next Apple gizmo, take a stroll down memory lane and see if it doesn't make your existing tech seem a little more wondrous...after all, it's from the future!

[ See also: Ahead of their time: Nine technologies that came early ]

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